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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 3 May 1883

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON D. C, THURSDAY-, MAY 3; 1883: Am The National Tribune. (Established 1877.) Tm TO CARC FOR HIM WHO HAS DORNE THE BATTLE, AND FOB MB WIDOW AND ORPHANS. ABflAHAK LlKCOLN. The validity cf the public debt of the United States, authorized dy law, including debts incurred for payment of" pekttows and bounties foh serwtes in sup pressing w6uih?&oncn or ficdgluok, 6hau. not be oues tioneo." 65C ,- Art. XIV, Constitution of the United States. i oofmosa it the ad1x6t paper devoted to the inter NETS OF THCetBR PtfBLHHS) IN THE COUNTRY. I EARNESTLY cdkucuo mo acl oomra3es of the order." Paul Van Dervoort, CwtvAWOMN-CHicr, G. A. R. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. One Dollar per "Year. JraTTBnws OF SUBSCRIPT0 Invariably cash m ADVANCE. fcteUBY FORWARDED OTHOWW8E THAN BY RG8W TERED LCTTOJ, ffTAL MONEY OROER, OR RAFT ON NEW York, wkx c at the ttm. of thc sender, as also all CUr-CRITW PAW TO AOEKTS. -CREKEWALS. 5&oflMSBS can always ascertain THC DATE WHW THBW S0BPTtON WILL ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 3 May 1883

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON; D. 0., THURSDAY, MAY . 3 1883., NEWS OF THE WEEK, Crimes and Casualties Personal and Political Capital Topics. General Green 33. Eaum, Commissioner of Internal Eevonuc, called on President Arther last Saturday, in company with Assistant Secretary K ew, and handed him his resignation, The President expressed surprise npon learning tl.e object of the visit, and asked for an expla nation. Gcuoral liaum said he had heen in oilice for a long time -with a meagre salary, sad finally concluded that private interests required all of his attention. The President spoke of -General Haunt's remarkable success, and aiid that he appreciated his services in iV highest degree. He hoped that the resig nation had not been provoked by any act of Lis or of the Treasury Department. General 3laum assured the President that this was not the ease, and took orcasion to express his high personal regard for tlie President and Snrre tary Foiger, citing many acts of courtesy ex ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 3 May 1883

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, MAY 3, 1883. TFjE GRAND AfflfY, Commander-in-Chief Van Dcrroorl's Memorial Day Order, &c. The following is the full test of Commander-in-Chief Vau Dcrvoort's Memorial Day order: llK.iq'Ks Grand Army of mn RnrriiLic, Union Block. Cor. Fifteenth and Farnam Sis. Omaha, Kec, Arpil 14, 18S3. General Orders, No. 30. 1. In compliance with tlie Rules and Regulations of the Grand Army of tlie liepublic, "Wednesday, Kay SOili, will be observed as Memorial Day. Trite National Encampment adopted a resolution nt it boeaiou at IJaltimorc declaring that this holy dav bhould be called .Memorial and not Decoration Z. I earnestly request all ministers and priests of every denomination lo deliver appropriate sermons or lectures, calling; attention to the duties of the day the nacnuees made and the lessons taught on Sunday, May 27th. 1 hereby command Pobts of the Grand Army of the Republic to attend said ;r viuos, in uniform. Jn cities and villages...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 3 May 1883

THE NATIONAL TEIBUNB: WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, MAY 3, 1883. WOMAN'S-ApiLipiE f , i , d I GenoraTNecu ibr Sua Ornizationr- K ."An Earnest Ippca. for Help; &c; wi ,- -"-mi. - -v-V -Al Hie mora the subject of Woman's AuxHiaricsJ is aginitcu, me more important it seems uiac -?uch associations suo'iOrl exist in-evory city, Iowa and village in the '-cocntrr. ' ft is not only that the organl-Sttfon 3s KMiuficial to tlie parties enlisted In the ivork; that It cultivates a fraternal and patriotic spirit; hut, viewed in the right light, it is an imperative duty -which the liirjowe to the dead, the surviving friend', and comrade to him who has given all that he had for oar altars and our iircs. "Until these societies are organized and the friendless are made to feol that there are those avIio would" divide their arrows and lift their burdous, will, it ever he known how -many in every commu nity stand in need of encouragement and as sistance, a friendly service and a generous deed ? Wit...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 3 May 1883

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, MAY 3, 1883. GBR GROWING COUNTRY. Its "Industrial, Commercial, Railroad, and Agricultural Development FRANCE AND TRADE. Latest Reports from Leading Business Centres. A Norfolk correspondent is tbe authority for a statement vrh ich may causclovers of the oyster to juusc sadly over the fallacious character of some of their feasts during the past season. It would seem, according to this statement, that the choice Lynn Haven and Cherrystone oysters, which are so highly prized by lovers of the bivalves, have almost entirely disap peared, and that tho oysters tliac are sold and eaten under these names are generally from the Chesapeake Bay. "There has been shipped from ilis port," says 3 he Norfolk correspond ent, "since last September, one million two .hundred thousand bushels of oysters, all of which anustliaveheeu of the particular brands spoken of. hecause they arc -advert ised as snch in other cities and even in. this old 'borough,1 -...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 10 May 1883

iv; i' i.- "&u fo film wto to taw !Jfeittfc, attfl frv fote willow amA flKi'toMk' f ; ESTABLISHED 1877 -NEW SERIES. WASHINGTON, D. 0., SpURSDAY, MAY 10, 1883. YOL. H-NO. 39.-WHOLE NO. 91. jXtmral r fl 3JEj - hi & wa MMPJ ti P)tH " THE MAP TO THESE. Kilpatriok's Cavalry on the March Through Georgia, BOQUB AND SADDLES. An Enaemjiiter with 'Wheeler's Cavalry Hear Macon, Ga. MASSA. LINCOLN SOLDIERS (t Go& Bless de Yankees We's All arrets at LasU" I. In a. former eoiauio"on I iomptcd to narrate mim af Jibe incidents of tihe day and liipht proeefttac the inarch of the Third cavalry division, iben at Mune&ta, Georgia. This liFtsion was composed of throe brig ades. Murray's, Atkins', and Jordan's, com manded by General Kilpatriek. .o nittrtary operation of the war lias been so commonly misunderstood as General W- T. Sherman's inarch to the sea. Tie briil laucy of its design and the goocral results which followed have captivated the popular imagination. It was Hood's audaciou...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 10 May 1883

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, MAY 10, 18S3. WILES LOVE f FAIR o AM tlic Summary Way in TOeh It Was Concluded. s Mary K. PreewtQ Dr. JIarrisse, like most mea, was fond of a prdttyface, and Avhen he caught a glimpse of LuollVs, s tlic wind blow her veil aside on the liomeward trip of tlic Malt, he wished he was licr cousin, or the stout ship's surgeon who dared offer his ami to her for a promenade. Tlion. ras wnncfchimr almost familiar in the face, too. Where had he met her? at what Gorman or reception? in the salons of the best society, or in the wards of a hospital? Or was it only a trick of imagination? Had ho waltzed with her at tome sea-side hop, or taken her out at some rtsUc dinner or wedding breakfast? Dr. Harrisse Avas a bold man in-his way; the few days on the Malta had hung like lead on Lis hands, thore being but a handful of cabin passengers, and many of those without their sea legs. lie was a man quick to think, but somewhat forgotful. His ej-es mot L...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 10 May 1883

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D.. C, THURSDAY, MAY 10, 1883. RURiJL TOPICS. Some Praclical Suggestions for Our Agricultural Ecadcrs. rAxtis-OKEBX and gkeen potatoes. Wc notice a statement that "The groat bulk of green potatoes arc evidently poisonous and not fit to be eaten by man or beast," and "A man anight as well say that external application cannot aflect the internal organs of tbe body as "to say that Paris-green applied to the vines am ino and -will not affect the roots." V,re allude to this quotation, because it evidently intends to oajivcy the idea that greened potatoes are coiowd by the application of Paris-green, which i,- not ike tact; green potatoes are simply made i-vn toy exposure to the sun when ripening, ji'i-lAve have known people who lifted their f J ptatoa before they were fully matured aiid spnxid them in the sun in order to greeu them, as it was considered to improve the seed, it i-. a false impression that Paris-green makes P tatoes green, and that it isth...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 10 May 1883

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. C, THURSDAY, MAY 10, 1883. Tie National Tribune. (Established 1877.) mutt m TO CARE FOR HIM WHO HAS BORNE THE BATTLE, AND FOR HtS WIDOW AND ORPHANS."-ABHAHAW LINCOLN. ' The vAUDtTy of the public ocbt of the United States, authorized by law, including debts incurred for payment of pensions nd bounties for services in sup pressing insurrection or rcoelucn, shall not be ques TIONED." Sec. -, Art- XIV, Constitution of the United States. 1 consider it the adlest paper devoted to the inter r6tsoftholtterpobl6hh)intheoountry. i earnestly cokmeno it to all comrades of the Order. Paul VanDervoort, CsvKAnwiHN-Ctiicr, G. A. R. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. One Dollar per Year. JB3TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION Invariably cask in ADVANCE. Money rORWARDCD OTHfiRWtSC THAN BY REGIS TERED LETTER, POWAL MOMCY ORDER, OR DRAFT OK NEW j York, will bc at the wet? of the senses, as also all euBscfiwnoNC pmc to aoents. -CS-REKE.WALS. StSB60RKEfi6 CAM ALWAYS ASCERTAIN THE DATE WWBN THOR BUB...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 10 May 1883

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASfflNGTCM, D. 0., THURSDAY, MAY 10, 1883.. ' NEWS OF THE WEEK, - i m Crimes -and Casualties Personal and Tolllical Capital Topics. The committee appointed to superintend the erection of a monument in thiseity to tbe Bicmoiy of the late President GaHield willraect In Cincinnati the 15th of next nwralh to deter mine how and when the work slfall he com menced. The committee will also consider a xmmher of plans'that have been xropared and select the artist -nho is to execute the statue. It is estimated that it will cost ahout $25,000 or $30,000. Over $22,000 has already bean accu mulated and donations arc continually being received by the treasurer. Of this amount about k,odd was realised from the Garfield lair lcld in the rotunda of the Capitol. A member of the fair committee says a much. larger sum would have Loen raised by the fair if certain parties, who should have lent their assistance, had not thrown cold water on the enter prise. The proposed monument wil...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 10 May 1883

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE : WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, MAY 10, 1883. TfJE GRAND ARIJY. m Programme of the Denver Encamp ment July 25tli the Dale. The following is the text of Commauder-in-Chiof Van Dorvoort's order fixing the date of the National Encampment: HuAn'jts Gkasd Airav of toe Kctcbmc Union Block, Cor. Piftcoiilb and IaniamSl&, O jiaka, - rai., -uy 1, 1SS3. General Orders, o. 1L The National Encampment of the Grand Army of tbcl.oiHiWicwill hold its seventeenth annual Fcssion in tii'e cftv of Denver, Colorado, commenc ing oh July S5th," A. D. 1S83, at 10 a. m. 2. Tlie National Council of .Administration -will convene on Monday, July 23d, ISSS.at 7 p. m., m the WihIhot HotcL S. Tliurewill be a Brand parade Tuesday, July i4th, lSSS.detailsofHvInVliwill bt-fully aniiouncetl in future orders. All public ceremonies addresses of M-fomc on the part of the city and State, will oc cur on tne Mime tiny. I 4. In explanation of the orlylteiiHmcd for tlic laiCBmpineiit, 1 desire to info...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 10 May 1883

THE NATIONAL TBIBMB-: WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, MAY 10, 1883. t WOMAN'S AUXILIARIES SnggosMons for tlie Organization of ; a National Order. IX. It 3s widely known lliat Commander-in-Chief Paul "Van Dcrvoort is a inostactivcaud earnest advocate-of Woman's Auxiliaries, and Ms lost no opportunity of urging upon his comrades of the G. X.-1L the importance of calling in the aid of such organizations. One of the first acts of his administration vras to commend oilicially the work that women "Were already doing to supplement the efforts of the Grand Army in deeds of loyalty and charity. By circular and letter and in eloquent words addressed direct!' to the old soldiers of the Posts throughout the Union, as he went ahout in his grand tour of inspection and recruiting, he made shong, manly, loving appeals for the women or the war and the recognition of patriotic services mow as in the past. Nor have his injunctions been ignored or his advice disregarded. In response to circulars sent out ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 10 May 1883

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, MAY 10, 18S3. OUR GROWING COUNTRY. lis MuslTial,. Commercial, Railroad, ''v and Agricultural Development. FINANCE AND TRADE. latest Reports Ironi leading Business Centres. llr. Win. H. Vamlcrbilt has -retired from the prcs'idcncv of the New York Central. Lake Shore, aud Michigan Central Railroads. At the annual meeting of the board of directors of xhesc compauies, held in New York on Friday las., the following officers -were elected: The Icw York Central and Hudson Biver Bailroad Coiupnuy Chairman of the hoard of directors, Cornelius Vauderbill; president, James H. ButWsr; first vice-prcsideut, Charles C. Clarke; socoud vice-president, Channcey M. Depew; third vice-pn-fcidout, J. 11. Hayden; assistant to the president. J. Tillinghast; treasurer, E. V. W, Eossiter; comptroller, Isaac P. Chambers ; secretary, 11. D. Worcester. Lake Stioro and llichigau Southern Bailroad Company Chair man of tin- hoard of directors, Vim. K. Vatider bil...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 17 May 1883

J aV ,4- Jk 2r - w i J&& m-&t's4 4&j&&ti k 1aEJrA& vA tm, cr "$ on (m fcim tvfttf to fawMtxttfe, w& tut W vMm antf ttytom" ESTABLISHED 1877 SEW SERIES. WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, MAY 17, 1883. YOL. TL-m. 40 -WHOLE NO. 92 .- AMY OF THE POTOMJLC Its Organization on Arlington Heights, Virginia. EEBSfEfSUIiAB CAMPAIGN. The Army Astride the Chicka- hominy. JACKSON'S DIVERSIOBF. Battles of Seven Pines and Fair Oaks. The Army of the Potomac, now holding its Fourteenth Annual Beunionin this city, lias a history unsurpassed in glorious achievements. In patient endurance of hardship; in prompt, unswerving obedience to its commanders; in heroic constancy to principle; in exalted courage in action, the survivors of that magnifi cent army may claim rank with the soldiers of Thcxmopyke, Marston Moor and Bunker Hill. Through all the vicissitudes of a protracted con flict with a hold and aggressive enemy, from defeat at Bull Bun to final triumph at Appo mattox, it ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 17 May 1883

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE : WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, MAY 17, 1883. DEAR OLD UNCLE JOHN The Famous Commander of. the Sixth Army Corps.1- What survivor of the Sizlhlirmy Corps has f orgottou Unclo John V Major-Goneral John Sedgwick of all the bravo mou I over knew, the gentlest and best; woniau-hearled almost, when occasion demand ed. -the swcot graces of the gentler sex, aud lion hearted for sure aud every time when manly courage -was tho want of tho hour. Jo one knew why he vas eallcd Uncle John. Tot when hehcstfodeold Pygmalion Pygma lion, fat and -waddling, and never known to move in any other than the mildest kind of amble, in which he always got there and took his place at the head of the corps, whether there was sunshine or storm, whether it was to advance or retreat, whether there was grub or no grub, he was your Uncle. Was ho not, my Sixth Corps veterans, your Undo and mine? Tho most considerate, level-headed, uncompro mising, and fearless soldier wo ever knew. Ah! what a man ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 17 May 1883

THE NATIONAL TEIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, MAY 17, 18S3. RUR1JL TOPICS, Some Practical Suggestions for Our Agricultural Readers. THE BEET. The common "beet is a native of the south of Europe, middle Asia, and north Africa. It has long been cultivated for its edible fleshy root, ilany varieties are known; they differ in shape and color, some being long, others round, and vary in colorfrom dark red to white; they also Tary greatly as to time for ma .urity. The roots are boiled, stewed, or baked, and are eaten warm or cold. Thinly sliced, they are nscd as an ingredient in salads, and are esteemed in pickles. The dried root is sometimes ground and used as a substitute for coffee. The beet contains a large quantity of sugar. The land known as "White Sileslan, and other varieties specially designated as sugar heets, contain from ton to twelve per cent, and up wards of saccharine matter, and are extensively grown in some countries for their sugar-producing qualities, as well as for...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 17 May 1883

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. 0., THUESDAY, MAY IT, 1883. The National Tribune. (Established 1877J . TO CARE TOR HJM WHO MAS MKWE THC BRTTIX, AMD FOB HIS WIDOW AJ.D ORPHANS." ABRAHAM LiWOOlN. The vauwty of thc rtwuc debt of the United States, authorized dy law, including debts jsoorrcb fob payment of rb4skms ant bouktc8 for 6ekwces in sup posing ihswbregtjisn or reseluon, 6hall not be ques TIONED." -Sec. , Art. X!V, CewnrtmoN of the Umited &TATES. I CONMOCR IT THE ABLEST WE OCVOTCD TO THE INTER" r6TSOFTHeBU)MBUHlWTMCCOUtTRY. 1 CAHNESTLY commend ttto all comrades of the order." Paul VmDervoort, GoMuNseft-t-CHcFt C. A. R. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. One Dollar per Year. X2TERM6 OF SUBSORJPTJOH Ikvariably cash in advance- money forwardfio otherwise than oy regis tered lensr, postal money order, or bsaft os new York, wiu. ,be at the rmk of the sender, as also all SUBSCRtfTtOKS PAW TO AGENTS. C5RENEWALS. SUB80HW6S CAN ALWAYS ASCERTAIN THE DATE WHCN THCKt 6UB6WWTW. WILL EXPIRE BY LOOKING...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 17 May 1883

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHDfGSOSy D. C, THURSDAY, MAY 17, 1883. MEWS OF THE WEEK, Crimes and Casualties Personal and Political Capital Topics. Messrs. Tlioman and Gregory, of the Civil Service Commission, left lids city on Friday and Mr. Eaton on Saturday. Each of tbo Com missioners will visit a number of the principal cities of tli e country for the purpose of estab lishing local examining boards to carry out the provisions of the civil service reform act. Mr. Thoman aud Chief Examiner Lyman -will go first to Pittsburg, and thence to Cleveland, In dianapolis, Cincinnati, Louisville, Sk Louis, Kansis City and New Orleans. Mr. Gregory will be accompanied by Mr. Joseph H. Black fan, superintendent of foreign mails, and tlieir trip will take them to Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, Port Huron, Buffalo, JJochester and Albany. Commissioner Eaton and Mr. E. W. Clark, chief of the Revenue Marine Division of the Treasury, will first go to New York, thence to Brooklyn, Newark, Philadelphia, Bost...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 17 May 1883

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, MAY 17, 1883. TtjE GRAND ARftJY. i Commander-in-Chief Tan Dcrvoort in California flie Official Hosier. Late advices from San Francisco arc to Uic effect that Commander-in-Chief Tan Dcrvoort, accompauied by SHrgcon-Gencral Ames, ar rived in that city on Sunday, April 30th. On the followiug Tuesday evening, in company with James D. Staples, Commander of the De partment of California, a visit was paid to General George H. Thomas Post, No. 2, of San Francisco. An address of welcome was made by Commander Eggleston, and Bey. A. S. Fiskc, Dopartmont Chaplain, introduced the Post to the Commander-in-Chief. General Van Dcr voort rcspondod, and gave in detail the work done by his administration. Surgeon-General Ames also addressed the Post On Thursday evening the distinguished visitors attended a reception given by Lincoln Post, No. 1, of San Francisco, and it was their intention to leave for Portland, to make an inspection of the De partment...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 17 May 1883

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, MAY 17, 1883. I FIGHTING THEty. OYER "Whal Oar Yelorans Ilavc to -Say About Tlieir Old Campaigns. Tlic Siege end Capture of Tickibur-j. To the Kditor Uatiosai. Tmnosn: .About the 20th of January, 1863. General Grant ptiUioiu-.il a portion of ins army the Fifteenth Corps, :md perhaps others on Young Point, La-, just opposite the city of Vick&Uiirg, :iud on the morning of IheSSth wc commenced t dig what is known as the Vicksburg canal. The writer was one of the first detail net to accomplish that dis ngreesthlo task. Tlie enterprise progi-ess,ed rather slowly, for soldiers are not experts will the spade, cxcept where there is danger, and they want to construct something to protect thera from the ene mv'a balls. Then they work with a will. To give the reader a better understanding of the situation, 1 will first give a brief desertion of Young's Point and Vieksburg. Imagine the Point fihaped hke a horseshoe, with Vickbburg opposite ...

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